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1 Section III Day 2 DMV Manual p. 5-6, 10-12. 2 Write a scenario about how the driver of the white truck managed to keep his truck on the edge of the.

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1 1 Section III Day 2 DMV Manual p. 5-6, 10-12

2 2 Write a scenario about how the driver of the white truck managed to keep his truck on the edge of the cliff and not at the bottom of the canyon.

3 3 Reading the Road Multi-Lane Two-Lane Rural Shared Left Turn Lane stop lines cross walks ONE WayTWO Way T – 1.26

4 Road markings guide and warn drivers as well as regulate traffic. Markings may be red, blue, yellow, or white. They may be used alone or in combinations. Red Markings: Roadways that can’t be entered or used Blue Markings: Parking space for people with disabilities Yellow Center Lines: Two-way traffic, flowing in opposite directions 4 Pavement Markings

5 5 You must follow special rules to park there White: can only park long enough to pick up or drop off passengers Yellow: Stop only long enough to load or unload. You must stay with your car Red: Do not stop, or park Blue: Parking is reserved for persons with disabilities Painted Curbs

6 Passing on the left is allowed in either direction when the way ahead is clear 6 Broken Yellow Center Lines

7 Passing is allowed on the side of the broken line, but not on the side of the solid line 7 Broken Yellow Beside a Solid Yellow Passing AllowedPassing Not Allowed

8 Mark the center of the road and separate oncoming traffic. Passing is not allowed in either direction. You may not cross the line unless making a left turn. 8 Double Solid Yellow Lines

9 Crossing the yellow line is allowed when making a left turn Also marks the left edge of divided highways and one- way roads 9 Solid Yellow

10 Separate lanes of traffic going in the same direction. You may cross with caution 10 Broken White Lines

11 Designate turn lanes and discourage lane changes near intersections and in other areas where lane changing may be dangerous 11 Solid White Lines

12 12 Mark the right edge of the pavement Used as directional arrows on pavement to tell drivers which direction to turn Stop lines, crosswalks, and parking spaces are marked by white lines Solid White Lines cont..

13 Yield symbol is an outline of a triangle painted in the lane approaching a place where you must yield Yield line is a line of triangles extending across the roadway that may be used with a yield sign to show the point where you must stop if you must yield to other traffic 13 Yield Ahead Symbol and Yield Line

14 If one side of the center lane is bounded by double solid yellow lines, drivers traveling next to the double yellow lines in either direction may not cross them except to make a left turn 14 Pavement Markings

15 If both sides of the center lane are marked by a solid yellow line and a broken yellow line, drivers traveling in either direction may use the lane for making left turns. However, they may not travel further than 150 feet in this lane 15 Pavement Markings

16 If you are in a lane marked with a curved arrow or a curved arrow and the word ONLY, you must turn in the direction of the arrow. If your lane is marked with both a curved and straight arrow, you may either turn or go straight. 16 Pavement Markings

17 Many two-lane roads in Virginia do not have lane marking to separate lanes You may pass a slow moving vehicle on the left if there are not signs prohibiting passing. Make sure the way is clear and observe the laws that relate to passing 17 FYI

18 Designated by diamond-shaped markings in the center of the lane May also be separated by a barrier Reserved for buses, vanpools, carpools, motorcycles, other vehicles carrying a large number of passengers Used during heavy traffic 18 High Occupancy Vehicles Lanes

19 DMV Manual pages 40-41 19 Signs and Signals DMV Manual pg. 6-10

20 Apply to all roadway users. (drivers, motorcyclists, bicyclists, moped-riders and pedestrians). You must obey the signals unless a police officer is directing traffic. It is illegal to drive off the roadway and onto or across public or private property in order to avoid a traffic control device (traffic light or sign) 20 Traffic Signals

21 Come to a complete stop before you reach the intersection, stop line, or crosswalk Remain stopped as long as the light is red unless turns are allowed on red 21 Steady Red Light

22 Come to a complete stop and yield to oncoming traffic and/or pedestrians You may go when the way is clear At a railroad crossing, you must come to a complete stop even though the train is not present 22 Flashing Red Light

23 At some intersections you may turn right while the traffic light is red You must come to a complete stop before turning Yield to pedestrians and other traffic You may not turn right if a sign prohibits (does not allow) it “No Turn on Red” 23 Right Turn on Red

24 You may turn left on red if you are on a one way street and turning onto another one way street. Come to a complete stop and proceed with caution You may not turn while the light is red if a sign prohibits (does not allow) it. Yield to all oncoming traffic and pedestrians 24 Left Turn on Red

25 Warns that the light is about to change If you have not entered the intersection, you should come to a stop If you are already in the intersection, continue moving in order to clear it Speeding up to beat the light could cause a crash 25 Caution: Steady Yellow

26 Slow down and proceed with caution Flashing lights at locations with higher than normal hazard conditions 26 Flashing Yellow Light

27 At a green light you may continue in the direction indicated by the signal or arrow if the roadway is clear If you are turning, you must yield to oncoming vehicles or pedestrians in the intersection 27 Green Lights and Arrows

28 Lane use signals indicate lanes where you can and cannot drive during different hours of the day. These signals are used frequently to reverse a lane’s direction. They provide additional lanes for heavy early morning traffic and evening traffic 28 Lane Use Signals

29 Never drive in a lane marked with a red X signal 29 Red X

30 A steady yellow X signal means that you should move out of the lane as soon as safely possible 30 Yellow X

31 You are permitted to drive in a lane marked with a green arrow signal 31 Green Arrow

32 Two-way left turn arrows mean you may use the lane for a left turn Vehicles coming from the other direction may also use the same lane for left-turning 32 Steady White 2-Way Left Turn Arrows

33 A steady white arrow indicates that you may use the lane for a left turn. No vehicles coming from the opposite direction may use the same lane for left turning 33 Steady White Left Turn Arrow

34 Classwork #2  What would you do if you saw this signal at an intersection?  When is it okay to cross over a solid yellow line to the left of your car?  Describe the procedures for making a left turn on red.

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